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Speed up DNS lookups
Authored by: Felix on Jun 08, '07 01:57:19PM

This "tip" is the last of several (nearly identical instructions) I've seen bouncing around the web over time. When I first tried it out, I knew subjectively I was seeing a increase in look-up times. So I pinged the two OpenDNS IPs and got the following average over five pings: .052 sec .053 sec

Then I used the IP my ISP (T-Online) recommends and got an average of .002 sec.

Needless to say, I returned to what I was previously using. Now maybe it's because I'm overseas but OpenDNS is definitely slower for me.

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